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1998 HH49 Asteroid

HH49 is an asteroid, a large rock that orbits the Sun mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. They tend to be an irregular shaped but Ceres asteroid is known to be spherical in shape but because it doesn't clear its path round the Sun, it is only a dwarf planet. A close approach will occur on 2023 Oct 16 when it will get to within 0.006 A.U. Its orbit takes 1.93 years to travel round the Sun.

The absolute magnitude of the object is 21.5 which is the brightness of the object. A higher absolute magnitude means that the object is faint whereas a very low number means it is very bright.

The Semi-Major Axis of the orbit is 1.551, which is the furthest point from the centre to the edge of an elliptical point.

The approximate diameter of HH49 is 220 km.

The orbital inclination, the angle at which HH49 orbits in relation to the orbital plane is 8.4 degrees. The orbital eccentricity is 0.502, it is the degree at which HH49 orbits close to a circular (0) orbit as opposed to an elliptical (1) orbit.

HH49 Facts

Date of Closest Approach2023 Oct 16
Distance on Closest Approach0.006 A.U.
Orbital Period1.93
Absolute Magnitude21.5
Semi-Major Axis1.551
Approx. Diameter220
Orbital Inclination8.4
Orbital Eccentricity0.502

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